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Assean Lake
Assean Lake is located in Manitoba
Assean Lake
Assean Lake
Location in Manitoba
Location Division No. 22,
Northern Manitoba
Coordinates 56°13′21″N 96°30′01″W / 56.22250°N 96.50028°W / 56.22250; -96.50028
Basin countries Canada

Assean Lake, is a lake located about 125 kilometers by road north east of the town of Thompson, Manitoba, Canada.

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Assean Lake sign in Manitoba.

The lake lies just west of Split Lake.

Overview

Assean Lake lies within the northeastern extension of the Thompson Belt. The local geology of the Assean Lake consists of an extensive cover of lacustrine clay, silt, sand and basal till up to 20 meters in thickness.

The name of the lake is from the Cree word ᐊᓯᓃᐊᐧᐣ or asinîwan indicating a place with many stones. It has also been spelled as Asseyan or Assigan.

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